This is a hearty pie crammed with the sweet-toasty flavor of pecans and a hidden layer of melted chocolate. Matt’s dad, Larry, has a small pecan farm in South Carolina, and he is always kind enough to share his extra pecans with Baked. He was also kind enough to share his favorite recipe for pecan pie, and we use it at the bakery to this day. Larry’s most important bit of advice: Be generous with the bourbon.
Dust a work surface with a sprinkling of flour. Unwrap the ball of chilled dough and put it directly on the work surface. Roll out into a
In a large bowl, whisk the eggs until combined. Add the corn syrup, sugars, butter, salt, vanilla, and bourbon. Whisk again until combined. Stir in the chopped pecans and set the filling aside.
Spread the chocolate chips evenly along the bottom of the frozen pie shell. Slowly pour the filling on top of the chocolate chips. Arrange the remaining
Cool the pie on a wire rack and serve warm or at room temperature. The pie can be stored in the refrigerator, tightly covered, for up to 2 days.
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